The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System (Paperback)

The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System By Paul Bergman, Sara J. Berman Cover Image

The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System (Paperback)

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The criminal justice system is complicated.


Understand it and your rights.


This book demystifies the complex rules and procedures of criminal law. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and what suspects, defendants, and prisoners can expect. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer.


In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers:

search and seizure
arrest, booking, and bail
Miranda rights
arraignment
plea bargains
trials
sentencing
common defenses
working with defense attorneys
constitutional rights
juvenile court
legal terms and definitions
appeals
public defenders
victims' rights


The 17th edition is completely updated, covering the latest in criminal law, including U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Product Details ISBN: 9781413329391
ISBN-10: 141332939X
Publisher: NOLO
Publication Date: January 25th, 2022
Pages: 656
Language: English